)* August 2016 at the GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman. The symposium is open to the public.
The symposium will “cover the sociocultural, economic, development, political and security aspects of relations, set against the backdrop of domestic priorities in Beijing and Manila as well as broader regional and global trends.”
Sociocultural and People-to-People Ties (17 Aug)
Economic and Development Issues (17 Aug)
The South China Sea (17 Aug)
Philippines-China Ties in a Broader Context (18 Aug)
|Migration trends and their socioeconomic implications||Tourism prospects and challenges||The Arbitration Award and its implications on Philippine Development||China’s domestic politics and foreign policy implications|
|The role of civil society in PH-China relations||Bilateral trade: Issues and challenges||Lessons from international fisheries and cooperation agreements||Geopolitical shifts|
|Science and technology cooperation||Bilateral investments||Prospects for oil and gas competition and cooperation with China||The Philippines between China and ASEAN|
|Youth and educational networks and exchanges||Chinese mining interests||Regional connectivity and the Maritime Silk Road|
|Cooperation against transnational crime|
Register online. Walk-ins are welcome, but please note that seats are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Pay the registration fee* of Php 400.00 for one day or Php 800.00 for two days, which will cover the food (lunch will be served on both days) and symposium kit. The kit includes the program, copy of abstracts, and CVs of the speakers. Three payment options are available.
*UP faculty and students can register for free. They are asked to present their UP ID or valid Form 5 at the registration desk.
Click to pop up the Vicinity Map. Vehicles entering the GT-Toyota Asian Cultural Center grounds can only do so via the gate on Magsaysay Avenue that is near a UP guardhouse and a few meters away from Katipunan Avenue. There is a small gate for pedestrians on Guerrero St., which lies across the College of Law parking lot and a few meters away from a waiting shed, where the Ikot jeepney, and jeepneys from Philcoa and SM North EDSA pass by.